Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology
Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology

Journal Information

Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology (ISSN 2318-1265) is an international peer-reviewed open-access journal devoted to publishing papers about Animal Biometeorology, Animal Behaviour, and Animal Welfare, published quarterly online by Malque Publishing.

International Indexing: Web of Science (ESCI), Scopus and SCImago Journal Rank, CAB International, Google Scholar, AGRIS, ASFA, Latindex, among others. The first Impact Factor (Clarivate Analytics) is coming in 2023.

Agile and Efficient Peer-Review: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 20-25 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5-7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2022).

Open Access free for readers, with Article Processing Charge (APC) paid by authors or their institutions. 

Acceptance rate (2022): 44% 

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Latest articles

Zoo visitors as a source of enrichment to reduce abnormal behavior in captive rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) in the Central Zoo, Kathmandu, Nepal
Shailendra Sharma, Laxman Khanal, Smriti Shrestha, Naresh Pandey, Rita U. Bellanca, Randall C. Kyes
Available online: February 5, 2023

Diversity of avian species, their ecosystems and climate conditions in two zones of High Atlas (central Morocco) for ecotouristic purposes
Salma Wakass, Mohamed Mounir, Wafae Squalli, Ismail Mansouri, Youssef Dbiba, Mohammed Hmidani, Soukaina Chellik, Ikram Douini, Mohammed EL Youssi, Mohammed EL Azzouzi, Abdelkrim Ezaidi
Available online: January 27, 2023

Seasonal variation of thyroxine concentration in Karagouniko and Chios rams in temperate environmental conditions
Aristidis Matsoukis, Aikaterini Chronopoulou-Sereli, George Stratakos
Available online: January 23, 2023


Most cited articles

1. Physiological adaptability of livestock to heat stress: an updated review 106 citations (Rashamol et al. 2018)

2. Infrared thermal image for assessing animal health and welfare 93 citations (Nääs et al. 2014)

3. Effects of human-animal relationship on animal productivity and welfare 77 citations (Mota-Rojas et al. 2020)

4. Use of infrared thermography in veterinary medicine and animal production 42 citations (Roberto and Souza 2014)

5. Hypothermia in newly born piglets: Mechanisms of thermoregulation and pathophysiology of death 39 citations (Villanueva-García et al. 2021)                          


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30th December, 2022
Current EditionCurrent EditionVol. 11, n.1

Dr. João Souza-Junior


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J. Anim. Behav. Biometeorol.

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First Impact Factor coming in 2023


We are delighted to announce that the Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology (JABB) will receive its first Impact Factor in 2023.


Clarivate Analytics' announcement on 26th July 2022 informs that all journals currently in their ESCI collection, where JABB is presently indexed, will be bestowed an Impact Factor in June 2023.